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The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the ... See full summary »

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Olga Krasko ...
Varvara Suvorova
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Gridnev
Vladimir Ilin ...
Gen. Mizinov
Dmitriy Pevtsov ...
Zurov
Viktor Verzhbitskiy ...
Lukan
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Gen. Sobolev
Aleksey Guskov ...
Kazanzaki
Yuriy Kutsenko ...
Ismail-Bei (as Gosha Kutsenko)
Andrey Krasko ...
Non-comissionned Officer
Leonid Kuravlyov ...
Retired Major
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Didier Bienaimé ...
D'Hevrais
Viktor Bychkov
Sergey Gazarov ...
Gubernator
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The film is based on the second book from the Adventures of Erast Petrovich Fandorin series of novels written by the Russian author Boris Akunin. The film takes place in 1877 during the Russian-Turkish war. Erast Fandorin has just escaped from Turkish prison and is trying to get on the Russian side as soon as possible to give important information about the upcoming attack of the enemy. On his way he meets Varvara Suvorova, a young lady who is going to see her fiancée - a soldier of the Russian army. Erast also knows that there is a spy somewhere in the Russian army, everyone is under suspicion... Written by Pavel P.

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Gambit turecki  »

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Didier Bienaimé, who played D'Hevrais, died at the age of 42 some months before the premiere of the film. See more »

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Viktor Bychkov's character speaks about the city of Murmansk. The film takes place in 1877. Murmansk, however, was not established until 1916. See more »

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An Impressive Epic
9 March 2005 | by (Canada (Russia at the moment)) – See all my reviews

Folks, this is the epic to look out for at international movie festivals! I have had the opportunity to see this on big screen, in full sound- and was blown away! Though I couldn't understand everything, the action within the film was clear enough to make the general plot understood. Though it is not an American film- it has authentic period costume, fantastic cinematography, and in my opinion has met or surpassed special effects of such films as the Braveheart, Lord of the Rings, and the Matrix. Of course, it probably won't get the recognition it deserves in North America, as it isn't a home-grown... but it is well worth the trip to the theatre to see it if is ever in town... I'm going to see it for at least another 2 times if possible! The only disappointment was the pop-type music for the closing credits... everything else: SUPERB!


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